Lazio chief confirms agreement with Manchester United for transfer of player

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Lazio sporting director has confirmed the Italian club is close to signing Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira, and also expects the transfer to be finalised in the next 2 to 3 days time.

Speaking to TMW, Lazio director of sport Igli Tare said: “Andreas Pereira will arrive over the next two to three days.”

The Brazilian will join the Serie A side on a permanent transfer, but the deal includes a a buy-back clause of £24m if the Red devils are to re-sign him in the future.

According to Italian transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, Pereira will join the Serie A side for a fee in the region of £10 million.

The player has fallen down the pecking order at the club following the arrival of Bruno Fernandes and Donny van de Beek. The 24-year-old is yet to play a single minute of club football in 2020/21 season.